William Eisenhardt, 32, of Commercial Township, pled guilty to his involvement in the August 2015 death of Christian Gibson, 20, of Buena. The guilty plea was entered in Superior Court on Friday, March 22nd before the Honorable Michael J. Silvanio, J.S.C. in Bridgeton. In exchange for a plea of guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter read more »
The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office has instituted a Veterans Diversion Program (VDP). This program is designed to assist individuals who have served in the U.S. Military and now have come into contact with the criminal justice system. If an individual is accepted into this program and successfully completes the program, it is possible for the read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Crime Victim’s Rights Week Conference to be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Wildwood Convention Center from 8:00 – 12:00 pm. The program is being co-hosted by the Cape May and Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Offices. The Keynote Speaker will be Teresa Fidelis Lancaster, read more »
At approximately 6:36pm on February 8, 2019, Nakira M. Griner, age 24 of Bridgeton, reported to Bridgeton City Police Department that her child, Daniel Griner Jr., 23 months, was abducted. A search was initiated by the Child Abduction Response Team and assisted by investigators of the Bridgeton Police Department, Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, New Jersey read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae is pleased to announce The Grief Recovery Method® Grief Support Group facilitated by Rita Carr-Volpe & Lorena Diaz, Certified Grief Recovery Specialists® to begin March 5th & 6th, 2019. This support group will run for 8 consecutive weeks and is free to Cumberland County adult residents who have lost a loved one read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces a guilty verdict after trial in the above-referenced matter. On January 31, 2019, Ricardo Carrillo-Santiago of Millville, was found guilty by a Cumberland County Jury of the following offenses: Murder, 1st degree, 2 Counts, both with Aggravating Factors Unlawful Disposal of Human Remains, 2nd degree, 2 Counts On December read more »
On January 29, 2019, at approximately 9:00pm, the Vineland Police Department received a call regarding a shooting that had taken place at 706 E. Oxford Street, Vineland, NJ 08360. Upon arrival by Vineland Police Officers the victim, Walter L. Brown, III, 32, of Vineland, NJ, was found shot in his home. Brown was transported to read more »
Pursuant to the request of several media outlets pursuant to the Open Public Records Act, the body worn camera footage in the Officer Involved Use of Force Involving Serious Bodily Injury arising out of a 1/12/19 incident involving the Vineland Police Department were released today. They can be accessed at the following links: https://www.dropbox.com/s/nm9hvet4c25wjfg/BWC1.mp4?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/23x0ozhulqye846/BWC2.mp4?dl=0 read more »
Jeremiah E. Monell, 33, of Commercial Township, was found guilty of the December 18, 2016, murder of Tara O’Shea, also of Commercial Township. A Cumberland County jury returned the verdict Friday morning, January 18th, finding Monell guilty of first degree Murder and related weapons offenses following a two week trial before the Honorable Cristen P. read more »
STATE V. ROBERT IVERSON; ROBERT BLAKE On January 11, 2019, Robert Iverson, age 45, of Penns Grove, was sentenced by the Honorable Cristen D’Arrigo, JSC, to seventeen (17) years New Jersey State Prison, with the No Early Release Act applying. This came as a result of a verdict returned last October, where a jury found read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces: On 1/12/19 approximately 4:23 pm, Vineland Police Department Officer #1 responded to a domestic incident in the parking lot of the Inspira Medical Center located in Vineland, New Jersey. Officer #1 approached a male subject who was intoxicated. Subject took a step toward a female and a security officer with clenched read more »
Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Prosecutor Webb-McRae will host a Community Listening Session to discuss the AG’s “Use of Force Project” and related issues. For more information, please see flyer below:
Prosecutor Webb-McRae announces an Informational Session on the Attorney General Immigrant Trust Directive to be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the Parish of the Holy Cross – Saint Teresa of Avila located at 46 Central Ave., Bridgeton, NJ from 7 – 9 pm. This program will be delivered in Spanish. For more information, read more »
CUMBERLAND COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE SEEKS VOLUNTEER VETERAN MENTORS FOR ITS’ VETERAN’S DIVERSION PROGRAM The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office has instituted a Veterans Diversion Program (VDP). This program is designed to assist individuals who have served in the U.S. Military and now have come into contact with the criminal justice system. If an individual is accepted into read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces a “Stand Out Against Domestic Violence Event” to be held on 10/17/18 at the Cumberland County College from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. For more information, please see press release and attachments below:
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae is asking for the public’s help in identifying the below vehicle which has been determined to be a burgundy/maroon 1997 – 2003 four (4) door Pontiac Grand Prix, bearing Registration ZJ7-61H (a fictitious tag used at the time of the incident). For more information, please see press release below:
On Saturday, August 11, 2018 at approximately 1:33am, the Bridgeton Police Department were dispatched to 243 Walnut Street, Bridgeton, NJ for shots fired. Upon arrival, a female gunshot victim, identified as Erica S. McNair (age 44), was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to the head. McNair was transported to Inspira Medical Center Vineland read more »
UPDATE IV: 8/9/18 HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION: CITY OF MILLVILLE. VEHICLE OF INTEREST IDENTIFIED Follow up on homicide that occurred on 8/9/18 at approximately 8:15 pm in the city of Millville at 2 Sharp Street. Masked individual(s) involved in the homicide fled the scene in a maroon colored sedan. Please see vehicle of interest. Anyone with information read more »
Follow up on shooting homicide that occurred on 8/9/18 at approximately 8:15 pm in the City of Millville at 2 Sharp Street. The victim has been identified as Joseph L. Jones, age 37, of Millville, NJ. This crime occurred in the parking lot of 2 Sharp Street (Lakeside Middle School). Numerous children were at a read more »
Follow up on homicide that occurred on 8/9/18 at approximately 8:15 pm in the city of Millville at 2 Sharp Street. One Male subject dead. It has been reported that masked individual(s) involved in the homicide fled the scene in what has been described as a maroon colored sedan. While fleeing the scene, the suspect(s) read more »
Millville Police Department and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a homicide that occurred on 8/9/18 at approximately 8:15 pm at 2 Sharp Street in the City of Millville. A male victim was shot and is now confirmed deceased. Investigation is ongoing and no further information will be made available tonight. Anyone with information read more »
Trooper Youth Week 2019 Applications Now Available Online
The New Jersey State Police is now accepting applications for Trooper Youth Week classes that will run from July 22 to July 26 and from July 29 to August 2.
Trooper Youth Week is a residential youth education program developed by the New Jersey State Police. This program presents simulated law enforcement programs for male and female students who have completed their junior year and are entering their senior year of high school.
The week includes lectures, presentations, military drill, physical exercise and more, simulating the NJSP recruit training experience.
Don’t wait, the deadline for submissions is April 15.
William Eisenhardt, 32, of Commercial Township, pled guilty to his involvement in the August 2015 death of Christian Gibson, 20, of Buena. The guilty plea was entered in Superior Court on Friday, March 22nd before the Honorable Michael J. Silvanio, J.S.C. in Bridgeton. In exchange for a plea of guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and second degree Desecration of Human Remains, it is expected that Eisenhardt will be sentenced to an aggregate term of 35 years prison and will have to serve 25 ½ years before being eligible for release.
The incident was alleged to have occurred at Eisenhardt’s residence in the Laurel Lake community of Commercial Township. Gibson was last seen leaving a friend’s residence on Battle Lane on August 25, 2015, and was reported missing by loved ones the following day. Gibson’s body was discovered in the kitchen of Eisenhardt’s house on August 27th by the defendant’s mother who had returned from an out-of-state trip. The medical examiner determined that Gibson had died as the result of massive head injuries caused by blunt force trauma. Eisenhardt was located and arrested on August 29th in Fairfield Township. The investigation was conducted by members of the New Jersey State Police Homicide South Unit, Crime Scene Investigation Unit, and Criminal Investigations Unit.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant County Prosecutors Charles J. Wettstein and Abigail Holmes. The defendant was represented by Dinaz Akhtar and Andrew Moon, whose offices are in Bridgeton. Sentencing is scheduled for May 6, 2019 before Judge Silvanio.
*If this press release involves the charging, accusation or indictment of a criminal defendant, same is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. ...